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Day 1
24 Oct 2017


Steve Halliday, president of the RAIN RFID Alliance will welcome to the meetings and give an update on the logistics for the day including a brief summary of the workgroup...
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Steve Halliday

Morning Workgroup Meetings

Developers Workgroup: Retail Workgroup: Healthcare Workgroup
10:00 am-10:30 am

Break – 1

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch – 1

Afternoon Workgroup Meetings

Industrial Manufacturing Workgroup: IoT Workgroup: Smart Products and Packaging Workgroup: Technical Workgroup
3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Break – 2

Dinner and Evening Entertainment

The Members Only Invengo sponsored Dinner will be followed by entertainment – “An introduction to Chinese Evening Entertainment”. The fee for this is included in your registration fee.
Day 2
25 Oct 2017

Let it RAIN!

Steve Halliday, president of the RAIN Alliance will update everyone on the work of the Alliance.
Steve Halliday

RFID IoT Development in China

Qi Zhang, Deputy Director of the Electronic Science and Technology Commission of MIIT

RFID IOT Development in Shenzhen

Yuyue Huang, Deputy Secretary-General, Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government

Platinum Sponsor – Invengo – Boosting China’s retail transformation and upgrading

Tony Tang, CEO of Shenzhen Invengo Information Technology Co., Ltd.
Tony Tang
10:10 am-10:40 am

Break – 3

100 billion RFID project in Japanese retailing industry

The director of METI, Yotetsu Hayashi, head of this project, will introduce the project planning and progress regarding the Japanese retailers announcement of their  the declaration of plan to use 100 Billion RFID...
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Yotetsu Hayashi

RFID “booster” La Chapelle New Retail

Taiping Wong, associate general manager of Xiamen Xindeco IoT Technology LTD., is currently, focusing on the applications of RFID technology in the apparel retail, leading to provide the RFID &...
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Taiping Wong

Embrace new opportunities for technology investment in the era of smart Internet

Ying Liang, Executive Director, Lenovo Capital & Incubator Group and Hong Zhao, Ph.D., Sr. Research Staff Member, Lenovo Research. By 2020, there will be tens of billions of connected smart devices....
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Hong Zhao
Ying Liang
12:10 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch – 2

Platinum Sponsor – SML – Global Trend of RAIN RFID Deployment / Solution in Retail Industry

Henry Lau, Director of RFID Asia Pacific, SML will analysis the global trend of RAIN RFID solution as well as the deployments related to the great success of RAIN RFID in...
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Henry Lau

Tyre Industry going IOT

Juho Partenan, Director of Business Development and Co-founder of Voyantic Ltd. talks about how leading tyre manufacturers are co-operating to create a global ISO standard covering tagging methods, coding utilized and...
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Juho Partanen


Masaki Ehara from RF Locus will present how ROBOTS and DRONES can improve read performance and location accuracy of RAIN RFID.
Masaki Ehara
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Break – 4

Day 3
26 Oct 2017

State of the Alliance

Steve Halliday, president of the RAIN Alliance will update members on the progress of the Alliance
Steve Halliday

Marketing Report

Kerry Krause, Head of Marketing and Strategy for the RAIN RFID Alliance will review the marketing work of the Alliance.
Kerry Krause
9:45 am-10:15 am

Break – 5

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch – 3

Bronze Sponsor – RF Locus

Masaki Ehara from RF Locus will give a brief presentation about CSL.
Masaki Ehara

Bronze Sponsor – Convergence Systems Limited

Jerry Garrett, Managing Director, Convergence Systems Limited will give a brief presentation about CSL.
Jerry Garrett

Bronze Sponsor – Voyantic

Smoos Peng, Director, Asia for Voyantic Ltd. will give a brief presentation about Voyantic.
Smoos Peng

SCOTT – Secure COnnected Trustable Things

JOSEF PREISHUBER PFLUGL, Executive Vice-President CTO, Business Manager RFID+NFC CISC Semiconductor GmbH will talk about how SCOTT aims to extend the IoT for wirelessly connected smart sensors and actuators to be used...
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Josef Preishuber Pflugl

Micro Antennas for IOT Devices, Design and Challenges

TERRY YE, CEO Laxcen Technology Ltd. will talk about how the Internet-of-Things (IOT) is regarded as the next paradigm shift in technology after the Internet. Many IOT devices, such as RFID and wearable...
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Terry Ye
3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Break – 6